Professional Work Experiences

Professional Work Experience is a learning and training partnership, which serves as an employment link between industry and Purdue University Calumet. Participation in professional work experience programs provide students with hands-on, career related experience and enables an employer to assess the work competence of a student. If you are interested in one of these programs, attendance at an orientation session is required.

Benefits of Professional Work Experience

  • become more marketable upon graduation
  • gain experience in your chosen profession
  • develop communication skills
  • provide financial support
  • network with prominent companies
  • translate classroom learning to a professional environment
  • decide if your chosen career path is right for you

Programs available for Professional Work Experience

To take advantage of these benefits, Purdue University Calumet offers the following programs:

Some departments offer academic credit for these types of experiences. For more information about obtaining credit, please contact your academic advisor.

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